Careers/ Education

ITT shows its commitment to careers and education by recognition of good practice, student awards, consultancy and much more.

ITT runs an Education & Training Committee chaired by ITT Board Director Claire Steiner. Claire organises student events on behalf of ITT, such as the hugely popular 'Future You' seminar at WTM.

She also represents ITT on external education/ industry bodies. Educational partnerships are an important part of ITT’s careers and education work.

The most recent being with the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership, a multi-country educational programme to introduce students to careers in travel and tourism.

Past Winners ITT Student Research Awards

ITT PhD Student of the Year 2013

Winner: Barbara Neuhofer, Bournemouth University

ITT PhD Student of the Year 2012

Winner: Dr Andrew Spencer – Bournemouth University

Title of project: Technology Adoption Determinants: Strategic Management Implications for Small, Owner Managed Travel Firms in Jamaica

Supervisors: Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis and Dr Miguel Moital

ITT PhD Student of the Year 2011

Winner : Anne-Kathrin Zschiegner, Exeter University

Title of project: Leading Change for Environmental Management Practices - a case of SMEs in the South West of England.

Supervisors: Prof Gareth Shaw and Prof Tim Coles

ITT PhD Student of the Year 2010

Winner: Dr Michelle McLeod

Institutional affiliations:  Bournemouth University

Title of project: Inter-organisational knowledge sharing by owners and managers of tourism and hospitality businesses

Supervisors: Prof. Roger Vaughan, Dr Jonathan Edwards, Dr Miguel Moital

Previous Award Winners

2009 ITT Award for PhD Research Student of the Year 2009
- Vlatka Skokic, University of Strathclyde
2008 ITT Award for PhD Research Student of the Year
Claire Foster, Nottingham University
2007 ITT Award for PhD Research Student of the Year
Sally Everett , University of the West of England

2009ITT Award for Outstanding PhD Research Presentation
- Anna Richter, Leeds Metropolitan University
2008 ITT Award for Outstanding PhD Research Presentation
Kitsada Tungchawal, University of Surrey
2007 ITT Award for Outstanding PhD Researsh Presentation
Jane Carnaffan

ITT Centres of Excellence

ITT created the Centres of Excellence status to recognise leading universities keen on working particularly closely with the Institute.

Universities with Centre of Excellence status will be able to use a dedicated logo, receive support in organising industrial placements, have access to high level industry speakers, have access to senior industry figures for research purposes and will grant an annual ITT Centre of Excellence Student of the Year award to a student identified by the university.

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